Bristol board names Rex Gearheart as superintendent

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The Bristol Virginia School Board on Friday unanimously selected Rex Gearheart to become the system’s new superintendent.

Gearheart, formerly the system’s assistant superintendent, replaces Dr. Mark Y. Lineburg, who has been selected as Winchester Virginia Public Schools’ new superintendent.

“I’m really proud to be selected to lead Bristol Virginia Public Schools,” said Gearheart, who added that he looks forward to working with faculty and staff.

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